'I don't know.' Where's the house?
"Although we do not know the status of the investigation, we are not aware of the FBI affirmatively reaching out to any of those witnesses", Clune said in a tweeted statement.
In her poignant testimony before the Senate judicial committee last Thursday, Blasey Ford said she was "100 percent" sure Kavanaugh had attacked and attempted to rape her in the summer of 1982, when they were both high school students attending a party.
Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, has said Friday would be too soon. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), told reporters that a Friday vote on Kavanaugh would be "too soon", adding that it wouldn't give lawmakers enough time to review the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe.
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance said Tuesday evening that it is reviewing the allegations in the aticle and "vigorously pursuing all appropriate avenues of investigation".
McConnell referred to Michael Avenatti, the attorney representing Swetnick, as a "tabloid lawyer" and said he is pushing allegations about "one wild party after another filled with sexual violence for which there happened to be zero witnesses".
Asked by Yahoo News on Tuesday whether he had a message for young women, Trump responded, "Women are doing great".
Democrats have submitted a list of two dozen people they want to be interviewed and say the scope should expand beyond the sexual assault allegations to look into whether the judge has been truthful about his fondness for beer and other parts of his past. 'I don't remember.' How many years ago was it? If all Democratic senators vote against Kavanaugh, Republicans - who have a 51-49 edge in the Senate - can only afford to lose one vote to get the judge's confirmation passed. She argued that senators need more time to evaluate the FBI's findings. In her testimony, she said: "I am here today not because I want to be".
The White House aides and allies said Tuesday that they remained optimistic Kavanaugh would be confirmed but frustrated with the delay on a vote. "And a man's life is in tatters". "That is a very, very hard standard", Trump said outside the White House before leaving on a visit to Philadelphia.
The fight over Kavanaugh's nomination has been unusually emotional and has unfolded just weeks ahead of November 6 elections in which Democrats are trying to seize control of Congress from Republicans.
A number of Kavanaugh's classmates have publicly said he misrepresented or lied about his drinking habits when he was in school, while he testified under oath in front of the Senate. A final vote on Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court has since been delayed.
"Hopefully, as Mitch said, they'll have a vote by the end of the week, and it'll be a positive vote".
Chris Dudley and Dan Murphy said they had never seen the nominee black out at college or behave inappropriately with women.
"It's a very scary time for young men in America when you can be guilty of something that you may not be guilty of", Trump said at the White House.
"You can not discount what he is saying and professing at age 53 when it flies in the face of being truthful", Schumer said.
She lauded Trump and said to the crowd: 'Is he not the best president we have ever had?'
Trump's comments echoed remarks his son Donald Trump Jr. made in an interview with the Daily Mail on Monday, when he was asked if he is more afraid for his sons or his daughters in the wake of the reaction to the allegations against Kavanaugh.
The senator said he is requesting the recordings because the committee has obtained a letter that "raises specific concerns" about the reliability of Ford's polygraph test.
"The mudslide was cheered on and capitalized on at every turn by the far left that has been so eager to stop this nomination", he said.